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Get Back Up and Try Again

        Have you ever been a place where you were working so hard you just didn't know if you could continue? Yeah, that was me. I've worked more than two jobs, sometimes up to five at a time, for years and years. I don't tell you this because it's impressive, I tell you because I did what I had to do. You see, life just isn't easy all the time. And sometimes I think I might have made it a little harder on myself. I didn't finish my degree in college which means I had to work a LOT harder in my 20's to not only figure out what I wanted to do with my life, but...

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Have you detoxed lately?

  "Being connected to everything has disconnected us from ourselves."   We're addicted. That's right, I said it. We spend soooo much time on our phones that we don't know when to put them down. As most of you know, I started my own business, aka You are Worthy Lifestyle, this past Fall. It's been a whirlwind so far. I can't imagine what my life would be without it now that I'm living out my purpose. For a long time I doubted myself and what I was capable of. I've been so excited about the opportunity to spread this message of worthiness through faith in Jesus. I have joined so many blogger groups, girl boss groups, social media groups, and...

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Why comparison is the thief of joy.

  Three years ago I was preparing to stand on stage in a bikini. I was less than a month out from my first (and last) bodybuilding competition. For 12 weeks I did an extreme diet that consisted only of broccoli, tilapia, chicken, plain oatmeal, peanut butter (if I was LUCKY), very very lean ground beef and egg whites. For the majority of those weeks I was eating under 1000 calories a day. I did fasted cardio for 45 minutes to an hour each morning. Fasted meaning with no food in my system. Then I would go back to the gym at night and I would have a weightlifting program I would do each day and then more cardio when...

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